The Gillan Tapes, Vol. 3

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Another helping of alternate mixes and takes, mixed in with some live tracks. No dates are given; that would take the mystery out of the hunt, wouldn't it? Since Gillan's brand of manic, oft-silly hard rock, mixing metal and prog and overwrought vocals, wasn't so special in the first place, you'd really need to be bitten by the bug to chase this down. The eight-minute live-in-the-studio version of "Smoke in the Water," released as a B-side "in some territories" according to the liner notes, is here. Occasionally the fidelity is a little distant, but mostly the sound quality is very good. The first 5,000 pressings come with a bonus "for Gillan fans only" CD, its ten ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Another helping of alternate mixes and takes, mixed in with some live tracks. No dates are given; that would take the mystery out of the hunt, wouldn't it? Since Gillan's brand of manic, oft-silly hard rock, mixing metal and prog and overwrought vocals, wasn't so special in the first place, you'd really need to be bitten by the bug to chase this down. The eight-minute live-in-the-studio version of "Smoke in the Water," released as a B-side "in some territories" according to the liner notes, is here. Occasionally the fidelity is a little distant, but mostly the sound quality is very good. The first 5,000 pressings come with a bonus "for Gillan fans only" CD, its ten songs no sources or dates provided sometimes showing a more comic side of the band than you'd usually be wont to come across, as on "The Harry Lime Theme." It's one instance, though, when the addendum "for fans only" is certainly truth in advertising.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/19/2003
  • Label: Imports
  • UPC: 766486180529
  • Catalog Number: 618052
  • Sales rank: 394,412

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Gillan Primary Artist, Track Performer
Ian Gillan Indexed Contributor, Vocals
Bernie Tormé Guitar
Colin Towns Flute, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Janick Gers Guitar
John McCoy Guitar, Bass Guitar
Mick Underwood Percussion, Drums
Arthur Guitar Guitar, Vocals
Cosmo Toons Vocals
Technical Credits
Mick Glossop Producer
John McCoy Producer, Mastering
Bob Broglia Engineer
Arthur Guitar Producer
Cosmo Toons Producer
Kuljit Bhamra Engineer
Nick Watson Mastering
Steve Pearson Liner Notes
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